2022 A-Level General Paper (GP) Paper 1 Essay Questions

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1. Consider the view that people imprisoned for crimes should lose all their rights. [Crime & Punishment / Rights & Ethics]

2. Does religion still have a role in the modern world? [Religion]

3. ‘Dramas on television or film are never as effective as a live performance.’ Discuss. [Media]

4. Assess the extent to which different age groups in your society are valued equally. [Equality]

5. To what extent can individuals shape their own lives when the world is so unpredictable? [Miscellaneous]

6. Too many historical figures are famous for the wrong reasons.’ Discuss. [History]

7. ‘The results of scientific research should be available to everyone ‘How far do you agree? [Science / Ethics]

8. Examine the claim that music without words lacks both meaning and appeal. [Arts]

9. Since the extinction of species is a natural phenomenon, is there any point in trying to prevent it? [Environment / Animals]

10. ‘Consumerism is more of a curse than a blessing.’ How true is this of your society? [Economy / Environment]

11. Consider the view that mathematics is of little interest to most people as it is too complex. [Mathematics]

12. ‘It is not winning, but taking part, which matters.’ How acceptable is this as an approach to life? [Miscellaneous]